Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Taiwan Joins WTO Agreement on Government Procurement

On December 9, 2008, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Government Procurement adopted the accession of Taiwan to the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA). On May 15, 2009, the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan...

Canadian Lawyers Should Be Careful in Providing Advice on Doing Business With Burma / Myanmar

Section 13 of the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations made pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act (Canada) provides that:

No person in Canada and no Canadian outside Canada shall do anything that causes, assists...

Sales Tax Harmonization Unpopular in Ontario

On May 16, 2009, the Toronto Star published an article entitled "Ontarians already resent harmonized sales tax plan".

They provide the following chart:


To read the entire article, pleas ego to the following link -...

Looking Inward - Canada is Prosecuting Two Former CBSA Officials for Smuggling

I was asked why I had not written an article on Trade Lawyers Blog about the former CBSA officials on trial for smuggling.  I did not have a good answer besides believing that this trial represents an isolated...